Patient Advocates Fellowship Programme

EURORDIS is offering patient fellowships for up to 40 patient advocates to attend the EMM 2017 Budapest taking place 19-20 May 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.

These fellowships aim to empower patient advocates by offering a platform for networking opportunities, access to information and sharing experiences.

The programme covers:

  • EMM Registration 
  • Travel (return trip economy fare flight or train)
  • Accommodation (Up to 3 nights hotel accommodation at the conference hotel or equivalent)

The total of the travel and hotel expenses reimbursed by EURORDIS cannot exceed 400 € per fellow.
Patient representatives wishing to benefit from this fellowship programme are invited to fill out and return the Patient Fellowship Programme Application Form here

Deadline: 28 February 2017

Selection of fellowship beneficiaries:

Fellows will be selected based on their advocacy skills and objectives, by an ad-hoc committee and notified by 15 March 2017. 
The selection criteria are defined in the “Patient fellowship Evaluation Scale

Mutual Commitment:

Selected patient fellows must be available to attend the entire EURORDIS Membership Meeting and capacity-building workshops. They will be invited to send EURORDIS a short report after the Conference, to share their testimonies and analysis of their country’s situation with respect to access to rare disease information, treatment, care and services.

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